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Advantages of Breast Feeding
Posted : Dr. HK, Aug. 2, 2011
                                             Advantages of Breast Feeding Advantages of Breast feeding have been cited over and over again by medical experts, practitioners, academicians for lactating mothers. The debate on whether there is a significant advantage for the child’s growth through breast ...
Diet and Nutrition for Breast feeding
Posted : Dr. HK, Aug. 2, 2011
Diet & Nutrition for Breast Feeding Breast feeding is an important activity for a new parent. New mums are constantly under advisement from doctors, elders, fellow mums etc regarding the diet and nutrition that should be taken during the period of breast feeding the child. The calories required for breast feeding are supplied by the body fat reserves which are ...
Am I pregnant?
Posted : Dr. Shalini Kapoor Kad, June 13, 2011
Pregnancy is a very normal phenomenon. But for some it can bring joy if expected and for some it can pose a dilemma. Most of the times nowadays, educated women and men as well are quite aware about the birth control methods like condoms and birth control pills but even then sometimes the intercourse incidences without using any of such ...
Take good care when pregnant
Posted : Dr. Shalini Kapoor Kad, May 12, 2011
Being a mother requires a lot of preparation. This preparation is both in terms of physical well being as well as mental. Conception is just the first stage to an impending motherhood. During pregnancy, a lot of disorders may reveal its presence. The list of such pregnancy related diseases is long. However, these diseases can be controlled as well as ...
''Living in hell with Endometriosis''
Posted : Evely, May 8, 2011
Endometriosis is a painful disorder of the female reproductive system. It is a condition in which tissues similar to the lining of the uterus(endometrium) grow in other parts of the body, somewhere outside the uterus. When you menstruate, the endometrial lining, also called endometrial tissue is discharged out of your body along with the menstrual flow. If you have endometriosis, ...
Suffering irregular periods
Posted : Dr. Ankur, April 29, 2011
Menstruation or periods start in young girls when they reach the teenage. The common age for starting the periods is between 12 to 16 years of age. But many times climatic conditions can either extend its occurrence or make it come early.  The irregular period’s problem in young girls is more as it is the beginning and the body has ...
Pregnancy and Weight Gain
Posted : Dr. Shalini Kapoor Kad, April 27, 2011
  Pregnancy and weight gain go hand in hand. It is obvious that as your pregnancy will advance, you will gain weight. Ideal weight gain in pregnancy is around 22 - 26 pounds. Not all the weight that a pregnant woman gains is of the baby. From the amniotic fluid to the breast of a pregnant woman, everything adds up ...
Food after delivery
Posted : Dr. Shalini Kapoor Kad, April 27, 2011
  Eating right is very important not only before and during the pregnancy but also after the delivery of the baby. Management of food items is important especially if you want your body to recover from the stress of the child birth. After giving birth to a child, the entire body of a woman suffers from a lot of emotional ...
Pregnancy myths and its truth
Posted : Dr. Shalini Kapoor Kad, April 24, 2011
Pregnancy and myths related to it is common thing. Every tradition or a country has different myths which are passed on to the latter generation from the elderly people. One of the most classic myths about pregnancy is that if the pregnant woman appears carrying high, a girl child will be born while if she is carrying low then the ...
Pregnancy Exercises and General Guidelines
Posted : Dr. Ankur, April 13, 2011
  Staying fit and active is one of the many ways to have a healthy pregnancy and an equally healthy baby apart from customary check ups and intake of medicines. Though one cannot perform all the exercises that one would do, prior to getting pregnant, there are a few pregnancy exercises which not only benefit the body physically but also ...
Work on Vomiting
Posted : Dr. Shalini Kapoor Kad, April 13, 2011
  Vomiting known as emesis in medical term depicts the forcefully expulsion of the contents of stomach from the mouth. Usually, it depicts improper health which is preceded by the nausea. The common cause for this problem include acid reflux, improper eating food, pregnancy, illness, viral infection, stomach problems, motion sickness, too much of drinking alcohol, food poisoning and brain ...
Pregnancy and prenatal care
Posted : Dr. Shalini Kapoor Kad, April 12, 2011
Pregnancy is one of the most joyous occasions in the life of a woman. And if it is for the first time then, the joy knows no bounds. But after realizing the dream of getting pregnant, the would- be mother should also take care of her health and the growing fetus inside her womb so that the delivery is proper ...
Pregnancy investigations
Posted : Dr. Shalini Kapoor Kad, March 31, 2011
Pregnancy is a very normal and natural condition and one which gives immense satisfaction to the woman. But even then, it’s always advisable to perform some tests when you feel that there are chances of you being pregnant. These tests are usually advised by your health care practitioner. Even then we have listed some of the prominent tests for pregnancy ...
Preventive tips for teenage pregnancy
Posted : Dr. Shalini Kapoor Kad, March 15, 2011
Equal rights to both men and women and the liberalization process of womanhood has given today’s girls lot of freedom which was certainly not possible in early part of the last century. Even teenage girls now can stay out all the night and the parents are permitting them to go to prom parties, ball dance and rave parties. And this ...
What are the signs of conception?
Posted : Dr. Shalini Kapoor Kad, March 14, 2011
Motherhood is one of the most wonderful gift nature has bestowed upon women. Although the process is full of hassles and pain, it is worth the effort as when the proud parents see their tiny bundle of joy, they forget everything that went into bringing it into this world.  But before you go to the doctor, a woman herself can ...
Working on PMS (premenstrual syndrome)
Posted : Dr. Shalini Kapoor Kad, March 14, 2011
Menstruation is a regular process in the life of a woman. Rather, this cycle gives the woman the ability to become a mother. But the pain associated with it is also creates a problem. Many times it’s not the actual menstrual cycle but the time period before that which creates the aching trouble. This is called the premenstrual period and ...
When You Have Morning Sickness
Posted : Dr. Shalini Kapoor Kad, March 1, 2011
  Being pregnant is a phase which makes a woman complete in her life. However, women tend to face several difficulties during pregnancy and one of the most prevailing problems is morning sickness. Few starting months of pregnancy could be very tiresome and frustrating for women. Mostly, women endure nausea all day, but morning sickness compels them to start a ...
Pregnancy and food – Time to be extra cautious
Posted : Dr. Shalini Kapoor Kad, March 1, 2011
  Congratulations on being pregnant. Now it is the time to be extra cautious with regards to your pregnancy and food that you consume on a daily basis. Here are a few myths and what to do when you are expecting. Myths regarding pregnancy There are many myths regarding pregnancy and food that one tends to start believing them at ...
Problems and treatments for menstrual disorders
Posted : Dr. Shalini Kapoor Kad, Feb. 2, 2011
Menstrual disorders are a common problem with many women. The reason for its occurrence can be different and varies from women to women, but every girl has to face this disorder one time or the other in her life. Menstruation in girls start very early at the age of 12 to 13 years in warm tropical countries while it starts ...
Important steps of pregnancy care
Posted : Dr. Shalini Kapoor Kad, Jan. 14, 2011
Announcement of pregnancy is one of the most joyous occasions in the life of a woman. Many times she may get panic-stricken owing to the responsibilities the job of being a mother necessitates, but once the bundle of joy is placed in your hand, all you feel is love and happiness. Pregnancy is a natural phenomenon which brings physical and ...
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